Review Article
1. A Narrative Review of Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction among Nurses in Africa

Emmanuel Ajuluchukwu Ugwa; Ugwa Charity

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 79-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010379

Abstract
  Background: There is a renewed interest in job satisfaction among healthcare workers including nurses in Africa and the West African sub-region due to the perception that global shifts in the internal structures and employment practices are inducing changes in the ties that bind employees to their job. ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Is a Single dose of Prophylactic Antibiotics Sufficient in Patients with Acute Non-Complicated Appendicitis?

Soleiman Hosseini Khalifani; Soleiman Heydari; Mehdi Morshedi; Hassan Ali Mohebi; Gholamali Ghorbani; Shahram Manoochehry

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 83-86

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010383

Abstract
  Background: Acute appendicitis is one of the most common acute surgery events. Its main treatment is surgery. However medical management before and after the surgery has an important impact on the treatment. Objective: The aim of study was evaluating the outcomes of single dose and quadruple doses of ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Diagnostic Stability of Psychiatric Disorders in Baqiyatallah Hospital from 1997 to 2015

Seyed Abbas Tavalaei; Shervin Assari; Vahid Tavalaei; Roghieh Nooripour

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 87-90

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010387

Abstract
  Background: Hospitalization compared to outpatient care leads to better diagnosis. Stability of diagnosis varies among different psychiatric disorders and is associated with some demographic and mental health variables. Objective: The current study evaluated the stability of diagnosis in Baqiyatallah ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Estimation Production Function of Inpatient Services and Input Productivity: A Cross-Sectional Study of Iran Selected Public Hospitals

Hamid Mohammadi; Mohammad Meskarpour-Amiri

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 91-93

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010391

Abstract
  Background: Optimal allocation of resources commensurate with performance improvement is the concerns of all countries including Iran. Estimation hospitals production function is important in the economic management of hospitals. Objective: The aim of this study was to estimate the production function ...  Read More

Original Article
5. The Status of Outsourcing Services in a Specialized Tehran Hospital Using SWOT

Parisa Mehdizadeh; Nooredin Dopeykar; Ezzatollah Gol-Alizadeh; Maryam Yaghoubi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 95-99

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010395

Abstract
  Background: Outsourcing in healthcare is a cost-effective strategy that reduces costs and increases service quality. Managers must attempt to outsource healthcare services using scientific methods. Objective: This study is a strategic analysis of the outsourcing of health services in one specialty and ...  Read More

Case Report
6. An Unbelievable Foreign Body in a Maxillary Sinus

Alireza Ehsanbakhsh; Nasrin Khorashadizadeh; Amin Saburi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 101-102

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010399

Abstract
  Introduction: Misdiagnosis and the resulting mismanagement are challenging issues in complicated cases which present with obscure complaints. Interpreting radiologic studies, especially conventional plain radiologic images, remains the most frequently prescribed and useful modality for the first step ...  Read More